Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.
'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Dodgson, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. In the magical world of Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom, order is turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig; time is abandoned at a tea-party; and a chaotic game of chess makes a 7-year-old a Queen.
About the Author
Lewis Carroll was the pen-name of the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898). He was a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford.
About the Designer
Coralie Bickford-Smith is an award-winning designer at Penguin Books (U.K.), where she has created several highly acclaimed series designs. She studied typography at Reading University and lives in London.
Series: Penguin Clothbound Classics
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st August 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.8 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1